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Virtual Lab: Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
University of Virginia
             
 
© 2003-Present, John C. Bean
 
Here we take the covers off the atomic force microscope.

Inside, there is a circuit board that controls and monitors the probe′s movement.

The probe, itself, is under the cover at the right. But it is so small that, in order to see it, we must use the powers of virtual reality to move in much closer.

 
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